Tracing 49ers’ downfall to a fateful play in 2012 playoffs

Today we’re going to play the what-if game. First, some background: Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. The day the 49ers beat the New Orleans Saints 36-32 in the NFC Divisional Round of the playoffs. One of the greatest days in 49ers franchise history, and one of the darkest days as well. Click here to read the […]

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Colin Kaepernick: “I’m getting more and more comfortable in this offense.”

This is the transcript of Colin Kaepernick’s Week-13 press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   How are you enjoying the humidity? “I’m all about the humidity and heat. A little easier to get warmed up. A little easier to get going. Feels good out there.”   Yeah, that’s what TE Vance McDonald was […]

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Curtis Modkins on the 49ers’ offense: “We’re making good progress.”

This is the transcript of Curtis Modkins’ Week-13 press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   Opening comments: “Wow, this is a great setup, isn’t it? It’s unbelievable. I’ve been here before. This is a really great campus. If you guys get a chance, you should walk around and check it out. But, awful […]

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Jim O’Neil on the 49ers’ D against Miami: “There were some definite positives.”

This is the transcript of Jim O’Neil’s Week-13 press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   Opening comments: “We’ve got a great setup down here. I think our operations staffs did a hell-of-a job kind of making the transition as easy as it could in the hotel. So, kudos to them. As far as […]

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Chip Kelly on Colin Kaepernick’s weight: “Whatever you want him at, I’ll tell him that’s what he can be.”

This is the transcript of Chip Kelly’s Monday conference call from Orlando. Q: Do you have any update on Shayne Skov’s injury? KELLY: No, we don’t. I know he’s gone to get an MRI. He’s not back yet. Q: OK. KELLY: Or, I think he may be back, but we don’t have the information back […]

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Why hasn’t Chip Kelly quit yet?

On Friday, I predicted Chip Kelly would resign as head coach of the 49ers and become the new head coach of the Oregon Ducks by Monday if Oregon lost on Saturday. Well, Oregon lost on Saturday, and Kelly hasn’t quit yet. What is going on? Here’s how I read the situation: Kelly can’t quit yet, because […]

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NFL to propose a spring developmental league

Check out this report from Jason LaCanfora: “Troy Vincent, the NFL’s head of football operations, said his department is prepared to make recommendations for a developmental league or in-season academy after years studying the matter. The league will begin the formal process of meeting with the Competition Committee, coaches and NFLPA after the season… “Vincent’s […]

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49ers 24, Dolphins 31: Grades

These are the grades for the 49ers’ 31-24 loss to the Miami Dolphins, the Niners’ 10th loss in a row – a new franchise record. QUARTERBACK: B-minus. Colin Kaepernick was the 49ers’ leading rusher. He gained 113 yards on 10 carries – 11.3 yards per carry. He would get an A-plus if he were a […]

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49ers @ Dolphins live blog

This is the live blog for the 49ers’ Week-12 road game against the Miami Dolphins. I will update this frequently with information and analysis from my living room. 8:33 Here are the 49ers’ inactives: OLB Aaron Lynch DT Quinton Dial QB Christian Ponder RB Mike Davis DB Marcus Cromartie TE Je’Ron Hamm OL John Theus […]

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Why the Raiders will lose to the Panthers

WARNING: This is a Raiders column. If you don’t want to read a Raiders column, stop now. The Raiders are a promising team with a promising head coach and a promising young quarterback. But they will lose to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, and here are the reasons why. Reason 1. Ken Norton Jr. will […]

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Chip Kelly to Oregon could happen fast — or not at all

  I’m not saying Chip Kelly definitely will quit his job as head coach of the 49ers. But if he does quit, he’ll do it Sunday night. Monday morning at the latest. My feeling is Kelly wants to leave the 49ers and they would be happy to let him go. But they won’t fire him. […]

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